60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
4
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
10
New Orleans
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Tram + Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
11
Everglades National Park, Florida
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Train + Tram + Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
13
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

6
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Aurum Geyser and Elephant Back Mountain. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, and delve into the mystery of Palette Spring.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday website.

Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in March, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 36°F and 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and finally wander the streets of Pioneer Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Bellevue Square, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 56°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bellevue Square
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. We've included these beaches for you: Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Ehukai Beach Park, &more), Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae). There's more to do: trek along Diamond Head State Monument and enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect Honolulu to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pupukea, Kailua, Swim with Dolphins, Sunset Beach Park
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Modus Operandi Cellars and Jordan Vineyard & Winery. Step out of St. Helena to go to Healdsburg and see Alexander Valley Vineyards, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, savor the flavors at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate, and take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Helena online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Honolulu to St. Helena in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to St. Helena. While traveling from Honolulu, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Rutherford, Healdsburg, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Appreciate the collections at Asian Art Museum and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Venture out of the city with trips to Healdsburg (Stephen & Walker Winery, Sapphire Hill Winery, &more). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of The Castro, stop by Chinatown, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary site.

Drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Healdsburg
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Ansel Adams Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Elizabeth Lake and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at North Dome, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
North Dome ©
North Dome

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Original Muscle Beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at The Getty Center and Hammer Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

6
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon Village. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. There's lots more to do: trek along Bright Angel Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 26°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Popular historic sites such as Garden District and French Quarter are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The National WWII Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, take a stroll through Magazine Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Everglades National Park, Florida

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, then trek along Anhinga Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Everglades National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Everglades National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Everglades National Park: highs are around 88°F and lows about 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

5
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor. Museum-lovers will appreciate Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and Marathon (Sombrero Beach, San Pablo Catholic Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, shop like a local with KEPart Studio-Gallery, and look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Everglades National Park to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Duffy Square are in your itinerary. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Key West, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

Similar Plans

14 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 42 days in Continental USA & Quebec City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 51 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN March, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Continental USA & Nassau BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans